• How to guides
    Wiggle bike size guide - what size bike do I need?
    15 Apr 2020
    Whether you're buying a new bike or simply upgrading your current ride, one of the most important things to get right is the size of the bike's frame. Wiggle has created this detailed guide to help you choose the most appropriate sized bike for you, no matter what your dimensions.
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    Best road bike for under £1000
    02 Apr 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    https://cycleinsurance.wiggle.co.uk/?utm_source=wiggleblogsandguides&utm_medium=blogs&utm_campaign=roadbikebg Buying a value road bike is easy when you know how. Our guide to getting the right one for under £1,000 will help you pick the perfect partner to suit your riding preference.
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    Cassette buying guide
    02 Apr 2020
    ​A bicycle cassette is the cluster of sprockets located on the rear hub of your bike, slotting onto a freehub body and held firmly in place with a threaded cassette lockring. Find out everything you need to know in our Cassette Buying Guide.
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    How to set up your turbo trainer in four easy steps
    27 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How do you set up a turbo trainer? Avoid common rookie mistakes with our guide to getting started with bicycle training at home. Today's smart turbo trainers are about more than simply avoiding bad weather. Unlike spin bikes at the gym, they replicate outdoor cycling by automatically altering resistance based on your workout goals, which makes...
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    tubeless bike tyres guide
    04 Mar 2020
    Many riders are unnerved at the prospect of ditching their inner tubes, so we have produced a complete guide to show you how easy it is to make the change. The benefits of tubeless bike tyres First of all, let's recall the main benefits of going tubeless on your road bike, mountain bike, or cyclocross bike (in fact, on any bike)! Reduced risk...
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    Four things we think all women cyclists should know
    03 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The UK has seen massive growth in women’s cycling in recent years. There are plenty of clubs and groups welcoming women at all levels to ride together. At the grassroots level, British Cycling has exceeded its goal of getting one million more women on bikes by 2020, thanks in no small part to their entirely volunteer-led Breeze rides. The...
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    Key winter cycle outfits from dhb's Aeron All Winter Collection
    28 Nov 2019 / Tara Andrews
    Riding in winter can be tricky. It’s cold, it’s often wet and windy so finding the motivation to get yourself out the door can be tough Having said that, winter is a time for some great riding to be had. The change in temperature brings a change in scenery, leaves turn golden and line the roads, cold mornings coat landscapes in frost,...
  • Buying guides
    Rear derailleurs buying guide
    05 Nov 2019
    A rear derailleur (often referred to as a 'rear mech') is the mechanism that moves the chain from cog-to-cog on the cassette at the rear of the bike. The right hand gear shifter on the handlebars pulls a cable (or uses electronic signals) to move the derailleur, which in-turn moves the chain onto the appropriate cog on the cassette.
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    Inner tube buying guide
    05 Nov 2019
    Inner tubes. They're not the most exciting part of your bike, but they are pretty essential. What's more, if you don't have the right size of inner tube, then you're pretty stuck. We have a great range of inner tubes; for road, mountain bike, cyclocross and kid's bikes. What inner tube do you need? Read on...
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    Bicycle mudguards buying guide
    05 Nov 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Mudguards aren't the most exciting cycle component; but they are one of most useful. Mudguards help to keep you and your bike cleaner, and more comfortable; on those wet and muddy rides. But what mudguards are right for you?